Monthly Archives: May 2011

daily kaddish: for lev kogan

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A Kaddish for the composer of this project’s “Kaddish” for solo horn, Lev Kogan, who died in 2007. Continue reading

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my father’s favorite boys

Fred and Harold and my dad were like the Marx Brothers. Or the Coen Brothers. Or the Brady Bunch. Or. Or. Or maybe there was nothing like them at all.  A team. A pack. A family. A coven.  A comedy … Continue reading

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daily kaddish: memorial day weekend, iii

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The third kaddish in a trilogy—for those whom we remember on Memorial Day weekend. Continue reading

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daily kaddish: memorial day weekend, ii

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Kaddish #2 in a Memorial Day weekend trilogy: for all those we remember on Memorial Day. Continue reading

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daily kaddish: memorial day weekend, i

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First of a kaddish trilogy for Memorial Day Weekend—a Kaddish for all those whom we remember this weekend. Continue reading

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daily kaddish: for galina on shabbes

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Recorded live at Mira’s mom’s house with Mira intoning the opening and operating iTalk on my iPhone. Continue reading

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daily kaddish: for galina, on her yahrtzeit

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Tonight’s Kaddish is for Galina Lindquist on her Yahrtzeit. Continue reading

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yahrtzeit for galina

your quizzical smile eyes cocked, waiting you say nothing, save ‘why?‘ and they pour out their secrets and you — you collect them and you do them justice but that’s just our business— that’s just our business your fingertips arranging … Continue reading

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daily kaddish: for mira’s grandpa

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It took me a while to figure out how to play Mira’s grandpa’s Kaddish. Continue reading

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malkah, magnes, and the military police

Malkah was at the Madrid airport, as wholesome as she could be. She had a husband with her and two squeaky clean children with her. And all their camping gear. And all her archives notes. And all her permissions to … Continue reading

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